Timothy Kien Amukele

Associate Professor

20042019
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Research Output 2004 2019

2019

Three Approaches to Creating an Essential Diagnostics List

Guarner, J., Schroeder, L. F. & Amukele, T. K., Apr 2 2019, In : American journal of clinical pathology. 151, 5, p. 443-445 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2018

Essential diagnostics for the use of world health organization essential medicines

Schroeder, L. F., Guarner, J. & Amukele, T. K., Aug 1 2018, In : Clinical Chemistry. 64, 8, p. 1148-1157 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicine
Health
Testing
Routine Diagnostic Tests
Communicable Diseases

Test Cost and Test Accuracy in Clinical Laboratories in Kampala, Uganda

Amukele, T. K., Jones, R. & Elbireer, A. M., Apr 25 2018, In : American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 149, 6, p. 522-529 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uganda
Costs and Cost Analysis
Syphilis
Malaria
Chorionic Gonadotropin

The evolution of earned, transparent, and quantifiable faculty salary compensation: The Johns Hopkins pathology experience

Burns, K., Borowitz, M. J., Carroll, K. C., Gocke, C., Hooper, J., Amukele, T. K., Tobian, A. A., Valentine, A., Kahl, R., Rodas-Eral, V., Boitnott, J. K., Jackson, J. B., Sanfilippo, F. & Hruban, R. H., Jan 1 2018, In : Academic Pathology. 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Pathology
Reward
Remuneration
Quality Improvement

Creation and Evaluation of a Laboratory Administration Curriculum for Pathology Residents

Guarner, J., Hill, C. E. & Amukele, T. K., Oct 1 2017, In : American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 148, 4, p. 368-373 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curriculum
Pathology
Graduate Medical Education
Accreditation
Teaching

Drone Transport of Chemistry and Hematology Samples over Long Distances

Amukele, T. K., Hernandez, J., Snozek, C. L., Wyatt, R. G., Douglas, M., Amini, R. & Street, J., Nov 1 2017, In : American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 148, 5, p. 427-435 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematology
Potassium
Glucose
Phlebotomy
Volunteers

Voices from the Field. Interviews with Global Health Pathology Volunteers

Amukele, T. K., Riley, S. & Tesfazghi, M. T., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinics in Laboratory Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pathology
Volunteers
Health
Interviews
Capacity Building
2016

Drone transportation of blood products

Amukele, T. K., Ness, P. M., Tobian, A. A., Boyd, J. & Street, J., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Transfusion.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocytes
Blood Platelets
Temperature
Hemolysis
Platelet Count

Drone transport of microbes in blood and sputum laboratory specimens

Amukele, T. K., Street, J., Carroll, K. C., Miller, H. & Zhang, S. X., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 54, 10, p. 2622-2625 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sputum
Mass Spectrometry
Lasers

The next phase for point-of-care testing in resource-limited settings noncommunicable disease

Schroeder, L. F., LaBarre, P., Weigl, B. H. & Amukele, T. K., Jun 1 2016, In : Point of Care. 15, 2, p. 93-95 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Point-of-Care Systems
Emerging Communicable Diseases
Uganda
Africa South of the Sahara
Population Dynamics

Time for a model list of essential diagnostics

Schroeder, L. F., Guarner, J., Elbireer, A. M., Castle, P. E. & Amukele, T. K., Jun 30 2016, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 374, 26, p. 2511-2514 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Diagnostic Services
Health Policy
2015

A 4-year survey of the spectrum of renal disease at a National Referral Hospital Outpatient Clinic in Uganda

Kalyesubula, R., Lunyera, J., Makanga, G., Kirenga, B. & Amukele, T. K., Mar 1 2015, In : Kidney International. 87, 3, p. 663 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Outpatient Clinics
Uganda
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Referral and Consultation
Kidney

Building capacity in laboratory medicine in Africa by increasing physician involvement: A laboratory medicine course for clinicians

Guarner, J., Amukele, T. K., Mehari, M., Gemechu, T., Woldeamanuel, Y., Winkler, A. M., Asrat, D., Wilson, M. L. & Del Rio, C., Mar 1 2015, In : American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 143, 3, p. 405-411 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacity Building
Medicine
Physicians
Transfusion Medicine
Blood Banks

Can unmanned aerial systems (Drones) be used for the routine transport of chemistry, hematology, and coagulation laboratory specimens?

Amukele, T. K., Sokoll, L. J., Pepper, D., Howard, D. P. & Street, J., Jul 29 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 7, e0134020.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematology
hematology
Coagulation
coagulation
chemistry

Laboratory diagnostics market in East Africa: A survey of test types, test availability, and test prices in Kampala, Uganda

Schroeder, L. F., Elbireer, A. M., Jackson, J. B. & Amukele, T. K., Jul 30 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 7, e0134578.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eastern Africa
Uganda
Availability
markets
testing
Quality Improvement
Uganda
Checklist
Cross-Sectional Studies
Light
2014

Medical laboratories in sub-Saharan Africa that meet international quality standards

Schroeder, L. F. & Amukele, T. K., 2014, In : American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 141, 6, p. 791-795 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Africa South of the Sahara
Health Expenditures
South Africa
Namibia
Botswana
2013

The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown: Quality of Clinical Laboratories in Kampala, Uganda

Elbireer, A. M., Jackson, J. B., Sendagire, H., Opio, A., Bagenda, D. & Amukele, T. K., May 30 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 5, e64661.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical laboratories
Uganda
Africa South of the Sahara
Sub-Saharan Africa
Health

Vitamin D levels in Malawian infants from birth to 24 months

Amukele, T. K., Soko, D., Katundu, P., Kamanga, M., Sun, J., Kumwenda, N. I. & Taha, T. E., Mar 2013, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 98, 3, p. 180-183 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin D
Cholecalciferol
Human Milk
Parturition
Mothers
2012

External quality assurance performance of clinical research laboratories in Sub-Saharan Africa

Amukele, T. K., Michael, K., Hanes, M., Miller, R. E. & Jackson, J. B., Nov 2012, In : American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 138, 5, p. 720-723 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Africa South of the Sahara
Research
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Physiologic Monitoring
Patient Safety
2011

Reducing the use of coagulation test panels

Amukele, T. K., Baird, G. S. & Chandler, W. L., Dec 2011, In : Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis. 22, 8, p. 688-695 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombin Time
Prothrombin Time
Fibrinogen
Partial Thromboplastin Time
Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding
2010

Comparison of plasma with whole blood prothrombin time and fibrinogen on the same instrument

Amukele, T. K., Ferrell, C. & Chandler, W. L., Apr 2010, In : American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 133, 4, p. 550-556 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

International Normalized Ratio
Prothrombin Time
Fibrinogen
Hematocrit
Point-of-Care Systems
2009

Use of a resident on-call database to characterize failures in communicating critical laboratory results

Amukele, T. K., Hoofnagle, A. N. & Astion, M. L., Aug 1 2009, In : Clinical Chemistry. 55, 8, p. 1590-1591 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personnel Staffing and Scheduling
Database Management Systems
Information Dissemination
Databases
2005

Ricin A-chain activity on stem-loop and unstructured DNA substrates

Amukele, T. K., Roday, S. & Schramm, V. L., Mar 22 2005, In : Biochemistry®. 44, 11, p. 4416-4425 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ricin
RNA
DNA
Substrates
DNA sequences
2004

Inhibition of Ricin A-Chain with Pyrrolidine Mimics of the Oxacarbenium Ion Transition State

Roday, S., Amukele, T. K., Evans, G. B., Tyler, P. C., Furneaux, R. H. & Schramm, V. L., May 4 2004, In : Biochemistry®. 43, 17, p. 4923-4933 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ricin
Rapid thermal annealing
Adenine
Ions
Substrate Specificity

Ricin A-Chain Substrate Specificity in RNA, DNA, and Hybrid Stem-Loop Structures

Amukele, T. K. & Schramm, V. L., May 4 2004, In : Biochemistry®. 43, 17, p. 4913-4922 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ricin
Substrate Specificity
RNA
DNA
Cats